VARIA VS3 Grinder (120V)

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The Varia VS3 boasts precision, stepless adjustment, operated by turning the 30g hopper in the desired direction, achieving virtually endless particle sizes giving you full access to experiment with your brews. The Varia VS3 Grinder is the best choice for every home barista.

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    The Varia VS3 boasts precision stepless grind adjustments using a fine pitched thread with 0.02mm (20 microns) of relative burr shift per adjustment increment. The stepless adjustment is operated by turning the 30g hopper in the desired direction and can achieve virtually endless particle sizes giving you full access to experimenting with your brews.

    Varia created the VS3 Grinder for optimal grinding that meets even the highest demands and is suitable for many preparation methods, from espresso to pour-over to French press. The Varia VS3 Grinder is the best choice for every home barista.

    Zero Retention Focus
    The Varia VS3 (Varia Stepless 38mm) Electric Grinder utilises a sloped geometry with a 76.5° acute angle. Using this geometry also allows for ideal zero retention conditions as well as a better workflow in relation to adding coffee to the hopper, making grind adjustments, and 180° access to the dosing cup. Purging will not be necessary when grinding different coffees with a retention of less than 0.1 over a 10g dose.

    A Refined User Experience
    A minimalistic approach to the user experience allows for an expression through fine details. Integrated magnets in the hopper lid securely connect it with the hopper as well connecting the dosing cupto the base. Non slip silicone feet are also installed on the base of the VS3 to keep it secure to your counter.

    CNC Machined Precision
    Die-cast space-grade aluminium alloy body and all critical parts are CNC machined (Computer numerical control machined) to 0.02mm precision tolerances providing absolute accuracy and stability when making adjustments and grinding. The main axle and driveshaft is supported by P5-grade angular contact bearings to achieve the most uniform particle size results.

    • Burr Size / Type: 38mm conical 6 core
    • Base Material: High nitrogen 420 Stainless Steel
    • Burr Material Hardness: HRC58
    • Burr Life: 150kg
    • Maximum recommended continuous grind time: 30 minutes + 1 hour rest after grinding
    • Grind Setting: Stepless adjustment / (20 Micron) relative vertical burr shift or 0.02mm per increment
    • Retention (10g Dose): With RDT
    • Grind Speed: Espresso: 0.363g/second / Filter: 0.571g/second
    • Hopper Capacity: 30g
    • Grinder Construction Material: ADC12 die cast and machined aluminium
    • Motor: 100W DC motor / 160RPM No load speed
    • Voltage: 100-240V
    • Torque:
    • Dimensions: 147 x 90 x 310mm
    • Weight: 3.2kg
    • Included in the box:
      • 1 x VS3 Grinder (Stainless Steel Supernova Burr Installed)
      • 1 x User Manual
      • 1 x DC power adapter (Includes selected AC power cord and plug)
      • 1 x Magnetic dosing cup
      • 1 x Silicone bellows for hopper
      • 1 x 5mL RDT spray bottle
      • 1 x Cleaning brush
      • 1 x Replacement set of 4x burr chamber springs
      • 1 x Allen key for burr housing screws
  • Use to precisely grind coffee, in single doses, for multiple brewing methods.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 29 reviews
Devon M. (Alberta, Canada)
Great Grinder

I've only had it for a week now, but it is a fantastic piece of kit. Are there better grinders out there? Sure, but for the money, I don't think you'll find a better value grinder that also looks and feels premium.

bob (Ohio, United States)
Powerful, efficient, and quiet.

I’ve been thoroughly impressed with my VS3. The ease of use and setup was very refreshing, but second to that, it’s VERY quiet compared to other units I tried out. At this price point I’m not sure you can beat a single dose grinder. My only critique after a month of use is that the static retention is still present, and creates more cleanup. The booklet says this should go away after roughly 5kg of coffee has been ground.
Still, can’t think of a way to beat this price & performance combination.

Moni (Ontario, Canada)
Great Grinder for a God price

I’ve had the Varia Vs3 for a couple weeks now and it’s been great. I was hesitant because of some negative reviews but so far it runs great. It’s pretty quiet and the grinds are super consistent. It’s a little messy without using any RDT. Customer support from 8oz was great with lots of communication and quick responses.

Mike L. (Alberta, Canada)
Great Grinder for the price

Had this grinder for a while know and have been dialling in lots of different medium roasts and a few dark roast :) have to say all have my cups come out extremely tasty :)

Chad G. (Minnesota, United States)
Love it!

I highly recommend this grinder. I tried A LOT of grinders prior to this and this was by far my favorite. It's build solid and allows you to dial in your grind perfectly. I highly recommend spraying your beans before grinding them like Varia recommends - when I do that I don't have any issues with static.

Bryn M. (British Columbia, Canada)
Fantastic grinder to up your coffee game

Love this grinder - upgraded from my Breville barista Express built-in grinder for espresso and I’ve noticed a big difference in the consistency of shots pulled and the level of control with a stepless grinder is unparalleled. Highly recommend! Great build quality too

Robert C. (Florida, United States)
Very satisfied so far

The VS3 is exactly as I expected and performing very well so far. Dialing in for espresso is very easy as the fine adjustment range is very large. Currently, depending on the coffee, I am dialing espresso between number 3.5 and 5.0. The distance between each number on the dial is about 1 inch, has 10 smaller marks between and is infinitely adjustable. Also the arrow that marks the setting is on a magnetic ring that is movable to take into account the use of a different burr with a different zero point.

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